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The European Patent Convention

 
 

Rule 23[ 22 ]
Registration of licences and other rights

(1)
Rule 22, paragraphs 1 and 2, shall apply mutatis mutandis to the registration of the grant or transfer of a licence, the establishment or transfer of a right in rem in respect of a European patent application and any legal means of execution affecting such an application.
(2)
A registration under paragraph 1 shall be cancelled upon request, supported by documents providing evidence that the right has lapsed, or by the written consent of the proprietor of the right to the cancellation of the registration. Rule 22, paragraph 2, shall apply mutatis mutandis.
 
See decision of the President of the EPO, OJ EPO 2013, 600.
References

Art. 71, 73, 127
R. 143

 
Cross-reference list
EPC EPC 1973
R. 23R. 21